How To Get a CSCS Card in 2023

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About The CSCS Card

CSCS is the leading skills certification scheme within the UK construction industry. Holding a CSCS card assures you have proper knowledge of health and safety. This leads to fewer or no accidents at work place. If you have no qualification still you can make a career in Construction 

Industry. Kick start your career with Red Provisional card which is valid for 6 months. Just pass a CITB Test and apply for Red Provisional card with us. Find more about CSCS card here

Requirement to Get a CSCS Card?

To Get a CSCS card you need to pass a CITB test. It’s a 45 minute test and 50 multiple choice question will be there. You have to score 45/50 to pass this test. For different CSCS

Card you need different card. You can search relevant test as per your occupation here

Just type your occupation like Plumer, carpenter, bricklyaing etc and it will show you which test you need to take. 

There is 3 types of CSCS test.

  • Operative Test  – for Green, Blue and Gold card.
  • Supervisor & Specialist Test – for Supervisors, plummer, HVAC Card
  • Managers & Professional Test – for Mangers Card. 

You can learn More about CITB Test here. We provide free study material for every test booked call us on  0333 006 5640 or email at info@constructionduty.com

Different Types of CSCS Cards You Can get

You can start with a Red Provisional card which is valid for 6 months and you can upgrade it to Green CSCS by just passing Level-1 health and safety course in construction environment. This course is of 3 hours and you can complete it online and offline as well. Similarly you can update to Blue card then Gold card and so on. Every CSCS card has a specific requirement. Get in touch with us and we will guide you to get your desired CSCS card. You can read more about CSCS cards and it’s renewal here. 

Benefits of Having a Valid CSCS Card 

Holding a Valid CSCS card proves you have knowledge of health and safety. You can easily access any construction site, It’s easier for construction managers to trust your skills. By  upgrading  your CSCS card, you can always get higher paygrade. You can easily get a Job if you have valid CSCS card. 

Do check CSCS card and their qualifications requirements. 

  1. Red Provisional Card
    Test Needed : CITB Operative test 
    Qualification : Not needed 
    Read more about it here
  2. Green CSCS Card
    Test Needed : CITB Operative tes 
    Qualification : Level 1 Health and safety in construction envirment. 
    Read more about it here
  3. Blue CSCS Card
    Test Needed : CITB Operative test
    Qualification : NVQ Level-2  
    Read more about it here
  4. Gold CSCS Card
    Test Needed : CITB Operative test
    Qualification : NVQ Level-3  
    Read more about it here
  5. Gold Advance Craft Card
    Test Needed : CITB Supervisor /Speclaist test
    Qualification : NVQ Level-3 in supervisory  
    Read more about it here
  6. Black Manager’s Card
    Test Needed : CITB Manager’s and Professional test
    Qualification : NVQ level-4,5,6 or 7 
    Read more about it here
  7. White Professioanlly qualified Card
    Test Needed : CITB Manager’s and Professional test
    Qualification : NVQ level-5,6 or 7 
    Read more about it here
  8. White Academically qualified Card
    Test Needed : CITB Manager’s and Professional test
    Qualification : Diploma, Engineering degree in construction. 
    Read more about it here

If you need further assistance then do reach us on 0333 006 5640 or email at info@constructionduty.com or apply for your CSCS card here.

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